Classification certificate for object 2017ets
TNS Classification Report No. 1043 [ 2017TNSCR.675....1B ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-20 09:57:02
Sender: Dr. Stefano Benetti
Group: None

Stefano Benetti report/s a classification of object: SN 2017ets

Type: SN Ia
Redshift: 0.032

Remarks: The best match is with Type Ia about one week before maximum light. Using the redshift 0.032 (SDSS DR13), from the position of the minimum of the Si II 635nm feature, we infer an expansion velocity of ~11100 km/s for the ejected material.

The following Classification spectrum was provided:

Obsdate: 2017-06-20 01:26:24
Instrument: AFOSC
Telescope: Asiago Ekar Telescope

Details of the object and its spectra can be viewed here: